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24 July Deaths

Published : 24 Jul 2018, 11:22

Jagoroniya Desk

July 24 is the 205th day of the year (206th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 160 days remaining until the end of the year.

Deaths

759 – Oswulf, king of Northumbria
811 – Gao Ying, Chinese politician (b. 740)
946 – Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid, Egyptian ruler (b. 882)
1115 – Matilda of Tuscany (b. 1046)
1129 – Emperor Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1053)
1198 – Berthold of Hanover, Bishop of Livonia
1345 – Jacob van Artevelde, Flemish statesman (b. 1290)
1568 – Carlos, Prince of Asturias (b. 1545)
1594 – John Boste, English martyr and saint (b. 1544)
1601 – Joris Hoefnagel, Flemish painter (b. 1542)
1612 – John Salusbury, Welsh politician and poet (b. 1567)
1739 – Benedetto Marcello, Italian composer and educator (b. 1686)
1768 – Nathaniel Lardner, English theologian and author (b. 1684)
1862 – Martin Van Buren, American lawyer and politician, 8th President of the United States (b. 1782)
1891 – Hermann Raster, German-American journalist and politician (b. 1827)
1908 – Vicente Acosta, Salvadoran journalist and poet (b. 1867)
1910 – Arkhip Kuindzhi, Ukrainian-Russian painter (b. 1841)
1927 – Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Japanese author (b. 1892)
1957 – Sacha Guitry, French actor and director (b. 1885)
1962 – Wilfrid Noyce, English mountaineer and author (b. 1917)
1965 – Constance Bennett, American actress and producer (b. 1904)
1966 – Tony Lema, American golfer (b. 1934)
1969 – Witold Gombrowicz, Polish author and playwright (b. 1904)
1970 – Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman, philanthropist, and civil servant (b. 1897)
1974 – James Chadwick, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1891)
1980 – Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian (b. 1925)
1985 – Ezechiele Ramin, Italian missionary and martyr (b. 1953)
1986 – Fritz Albert Lipmann, German-American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1899)
1986 – Qudrat Ullah Shahab, Pakistani civil servant and author (b. 1917)
1991 – Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American novelist and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
1992 – Arletty, French actress and singer (b. 1898)
1992 – Sam Berger, Canadian lawyer and businessman (b. 1900)
1994 – Helen Cordero, Cochiti Pueblo (Native American) Pueblo potter (b. 1915)
1995 – George Rodger, English photographer and journalist (b. 1908)
1996 – Alphonso Theodore Roberts, Vincentian cricketer and activist (b. 1937)
1997 – William J. Brennan Jr., American colonel and jurist (b. 1906)
1997 – Saw Maung, Burmese general and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Burma (b. 1928)
2000 – Ahmad Shamloo, Iranian poet and journalist (b. 1925)
2001 – Georges Dor, Canadian author, playwright, and composer (b. 1931)
2005 – Richard Doll, English physiologist and epidemiologist (b. 1912)
2007 – Albert Ellis, American psychologist and author (b. 1913)
2007 – Nicola Zaccaria, Greek opera singer (b. 1923)
2008 – Norman Dello Joio, American pianist and composer (b. 1913)
2011 – Frank Dietrich, German politician (b. 1966)
2011 – Dan Peek, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
2011 – Harald Johnsen, Norwegian bassist and composer (b. 1970)
2011 – David Servan-Schreiber, French physician, neuroscientist, and author (b. 1961)
2011 – Skip Thomas, American football player (b. 1950)
2012 – Chad Everett, American actor and director (b. 1937)
2012 – Sherman Hemsley, American actor and singer (b. 1938)
2012 – Larry Hoppen, American singer and guitarist (b. 1951)
2012 – Robert Ledley, American physiologist and physicist, invented the CT scanner (b. 1926)
2012 – Themo Lobos, Chilean author and illustrator (b. 1928)
2012 – John Atta Mills, Ghanaian lawyer and politician, 3rd President of Ghana (b. 1944)
2012 – Gregorio Peces-Barba, Spanish jurist and politician (b. 1938)
2013 – Garry Davis, American pilot and activist, created the World Passport (b. 1921)
2013 – Fred Dretske, American philosopher and academic (b. 1932)
2013 – Virginia E. Johnson, American psychologist and sexologist (b. 1925)
2013 – Pius Langa, South African lawyer and jurist, 19th Chief Justice of South Africa (b. 1939)
2014 – Ik-Hwan Bae, Korean-American violinist and educator (b. 1956)
2014 – Dale Schlueter, American basketball player (b. 1945)
2014 – Hans-Hermann Sprado, German journalist and author (b. 1956)
2015 – Peg Lynch, American actress and screenwriter (b. 1916)
2015 – Ingrid Sischy, South African-American journalist and critic (b. 1952)
2016 – Marni Nixon, American actress and singer (b. 1930)
2017 – Harshida Raval, Indian Gujarati playback singer

Source: wikipedia

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